Child Action man arrives in Nepal
Touring & travel
03 November 2010 12:09
Franco Mancini, a 39-year-old financial adviser, has arrived in Nepal after a 12,610km ride from Italy.
He arrived on 30 October, and has so far raised £10,000 for Child Action Nepal. He will spend the next month working in local orphanages.
Here are the stats…
12,610km, 30% off road and 600km above 4000m
€1100 in petrol
43 days, 28 on the road (450km a day average)
Max temperature 38C near Tehran, coldest -4C at Kunjerab pass (China/Pakistan)
Countless nice people
To support Franco’s fund-raising efforts visit:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Francos-Challenge/149999491693902 or http://www.justgiving.com/Francoschallenge